Freelance Reporter and Editorial Consultant @theplainjain
Mahima A. Jain is a writer and editor based in Bengaluru, India. Her project for IWMF’s Reporting Grants for Women’s Stories program will focus on how the agrarian crisis affects women farmers in South India. She will also look at farmers collectives and agro-ecology initiatives that empower women farmers to find sustainable livelihood. She has previously worked as editor with The Hindu Group in Chennai, the Indian Institute of Human Settlements in Bangalore, and the London School of Economics' South Asia Centre in London. She was the recipient of the Earth Journalism Network Grants in 2018 and 2019, the UNESCO-Sahapedia Fellowship in 2018 and the NTICVA UK Visiting Fellowship in 2015. Her writing has appeared in The New Internationalist, Mongabay.com, BBC, Scroll.in, The Hindu among other publications.